## Educational resources## Introduction to StataI have developed a rather comprehensive introduction to Stata (to the extent that one can have a comprehensive introduction to a new software in four classes) for AEA Summer Program at Duke. See http://www.duke.edu/~skolenik/. Let me know if it disappears; I'll move the documents to this page.## My two cents on
Introduction
to multilevel / hierarchical / latent / mixed / you-name-it
Stata module |

net from http://www.unc.edu/~skolenik/stata/. Those are the most important things I have here:

Stata 8 packagespolychoric Polychoric correlations packageStata 7 packagesthinplate Thin plate splinesStata 6 packagesatkplot Yet another residual normality plot calibr Inverse regression and calibration denormix Decomposition of a normal mixture fsreg Forward search (very robust) regression gfields Fields' decomposition of inequality by sources shapley Shapley decomposition

The best pieces are also available at SSC - IDEAS.

skolenik@unc.edu